Purple Hijab day to celebrate annual call for end to domestic violence

By Libya Herald reporter.

Malta, 10 February 2015:

On February 12, 2009, Aasiya Zubair, a Muslim American co-founder of Bridges TV (a network dedicated to promoting cultural awareness about Muslims), was murdered by beheading by her husband.

Prior to her death, she had faced countless incidents of domestic abuse. Her husband excused himself in court, stating (according to his erroneous interpretation) that in Islam, it was permissible for him to kill her . . .

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